Ketchikan takes steps to tackle COVID-19

    Ketchikan, Alaska (KINY) - Schools are closed for two weeks and public facilities shuttered as Ketchikan deals with the threat posed by the coronavirus.

    The Borough Recreation Center is closed.

    The Ted Ferry Civic Center is closed through March 31.

    City libraries and the museum are closed until the end of the month.

    The Saxman community center and tribal house are closed until April.

    Officials also recommended any large event of 50 people or more be postponed until further notice.

    Cleaning efforts have been increased at the Ketchikan airport and the borough transit system.

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